Philippines declared an independent republic

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 9.4.3.00: Philippine Writing and Culture.

On 4 February 1899, Filipino insurgents, unable to get recognition of independence from the U.S., launched a guerrilla war. Their leader, Emilio Aguinaldo, was captured on 23 May 1901. The Philippine Insurrection ended in 1902.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Philippines declared an independent republic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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